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Replacing missing teeth with dental implants is the clear choice for many of our patients at Kalil Dental

Dental Implants | Methuen MAAt Kalil Dental, patients in the communities of Methuen, MA and Windham, NH can access a number of restorative procedures that can help when problems occur. Missing teeth require patients to work with their dentist to determine the best possible replacement for their specific needs. Many patients who are interested in a permanent replacement will want to ask Drs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas about the benefits of placing dental implants.

Understanding the dental implant

When patients are missing teeth, they often want a permanent restoration that can be used as a stand-alone replacement for their missing teeth. Our dentists use dental implants as a tooth root replacement. This restoration, made of titanium, is placed into the bone of the jaw, ensuring a proper and stable foundation. The dentists of Kalil Dental find that this permanent replacement is the best solution for many of our patients who have sufficient bone structure to support their new restoration.

Why dental implants?

There are several benefits to dental implants. Dental implants:

• Can be restored in a variety of ways, making them incredibly versatile

• Are permanently placed into the bone of the jaw for lifelong repair

• Have the best in stability and durability when compared to alternative tooth replacement solutions

• Do not require any special care or attention than the other teeth in the smile

• Are completely natural looking when restored with a high-quality crown, bridge, or denture

• Are placed during oral surgery with proper sedation and anesthetics for a comfortable procedure

• Provide unsurpassed strength for chewing and talking

• Can be a wonderful investment for a patient’s smile when tooth replacements are required

Are you considering dental implants for your smile?

Contact our professionals today at Kalil Dental Associates to find out how we can help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted, even with tooth loss. We welcome new and existing patients in the areas of Methuan, MA and Windham, NH to visit our facility. Drs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas encourage patients to book an appointment at the Methuen office at (978) 688-1895 or the Windham office at (603) 434-0090.

How Lumineers can quickly and easily enhance your smile!

Professional Teeth Whitening Windham, NHCovering imperfections of the smile is simple with today’s cosmetic dentistry solutions. For patients who have problems with the teeth near the front of the smile, called the “social six,” it can be embarrassing when dealing with breakage, staining, or even misalignment of the teeth. This is when the team at Kalil Dental Associates may recommend solutions such as Lumineers!

What are Lumineers?

Lumineers are a unique type of porcelain veneer that can be used to cover imperfections of the natural smile and improve the overall appearance of the teeth. When problems exist in the front teeth, Lumineers can be used over the front of them to change their look. Lumineers are very thin porcelain restorations that are like facings bonded to the teeth for disguising common cosmetic issues.

How are Lumineers different than traditional porcelain veneers?

Lumineers are different than conventional veneers because they are thinner and do not require any preparations. This makes them reversible, so if patients choose later on to have a different solution employed, they can have the Lumineers removed without any damage to the natural tooth structure. This makes them a highly desirable option for patients who are unsure as to how they want to address an issue within the smile permanently.

How are Lumineers made?

Unlike porcelain veneers, a dentist does not have to prepare the teeth by filing off a layer of the natural tooth enamel. Patients have a series of impressions completed which are sent off to the Lumineers laboratory for the fabrication of their new facings. The facings are made to match the color, shape, and size of the existing teeth so when they are bonded in place, they provide seamless results!

Call Kalil Dental Associates today!

Drs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas of the Methuen, MA, and Windham, NH areas are dedicated to providing quality solutions for patients to consider when it comes to enhancing their smiles. If you are interested in learning more about Lumineers, contact the office today. We schedule patients for consultation visits to discuss their options for cosmetic dentistry, and walk patients through the process of completely rejuvenating the appearance of their teeth and gums!

Professional teeth whitening surpasses over-the-counter options

Professional teeth whitening Windham, NHAt Kalil Dental Associates, our professionals are here to help patients in achieving the smiles they’ve always wanted! When patients are struggling with imperfections of the smile such as staining and discoloration, they may head to the oral care aisle in their local grocery store to pick up strips or trays. However, many of these products fail to provide noticeable results, resulting in patients throwing their money away! Instead, our team encourages patients to consider the investment in professional teeth whitening services with Drs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas.

Professional teeth whitening

The team of Kalil Dental Associates welcomes patients into the practice to learn about the advantages of professional whitening solutions available. Our staff is proud to offer the following whitening methods:

• In-office power whitening – with our in-office solution, patients rest in the treatment chair while their smile is enhanced quickly and easily by our team of professionals. Patients can whiten their smile up to eight shades whiter in just one appointment, and enjoy same-day results!

• Take-home whitening kits – unlike the kits available over-the-counter, our take-home whitening kits use custom-made trays created in our office and combine them with highly concentrated bleaching gel that works! Patients wear the trays with the gels for several hours each day to gradually brighten their teeth and lift deep, dark stains from the enamel.

• Combination treatment – for patients who are serious about whitening their smile and keeping it beautiful for many years to come, we also offer a combination of in-office whitening treatment and take-home trays for optimum rejuvenation!

Find out if you are a proper candidate for teeth whitening services with our professional staff!

Contact Kalil Dental Associates today to book an appointment with one of our dental professionals including Drs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas. We encourage patients to work with our team to discuss the benefits of treatments such as professional teeth whitening. We have two locations in the areas of Methuen, MA, and Windham, NH. We welcome new and existing patients to contact our facility to book an initial consultation to talk about options for smile enhancement!

How Restorative Dentistry can Enhance your Smile!

Restorative Dentistry Methuen MADrs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas of the Methuen and Windham, NH area provide quality services for patients who are interested in repairing the smile, including beautiful and long-lasting restorative procedures. Patients in the community who are interested in restorative dentistry may be faced with a number of different treatments that can be used within their smile to achieve the results they desire. Below is just a small sampling of the solutions available in our practice for patients to consider for restoring their smiles in our state-of-the-art dental facility:

  • Tooth coverage – coverage of the teeth may be achieved in order to add protection or to address cosmetic imperfections. This may include the use of dental composite bonding, resin bonding, porcelain veneers, and dental crowns. All of these play a role in repairing the smile while covering areas that are negatively impacting the appearance of the smile as a whole.
  • Tooth replacement – tooth loss requires patients to be extremely proactive about replacing their teeth to avoid shifting of the existing teeth and to maintain eating and speaking proficiency. Tooth replacement options that are readily available at Kalil Dental include solutions such as partial dentures, full dentures, dental bridges, and dental implants.
  • Tooth protection – there are times when the teeth can be restored to offer an extra layer of protection against breakage, or to treat conditions such as tooth decay which may have affected the structure of the natural tooth. This includes the fabrication and placement of dental crowns, inlays, onlays, and composite resin fillings.

Discuss restorative procedures with our team today!

Drs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas of Kalil Dental are committed to providing Methuen, NH area patients with solutions for the smile, including treatments that are aimed at restoring the function, beauty, and health of the teeth and gums. If you are interested in restorative procedures for yourself or a family member, we encourage you to book an appointment at one of our two convenient locations, including our Methuen office (978-688-1895) or our Windham office (603-434-0090). Connect with us today to decide how to pursue your perfect smile!

How Invisalign can be used as an Alternative to Braces to Achieve a Beautiful Smile!

Invisalign Windham NHOrthodontics. Braces. Brackets. Wires. Metal.

When patients hear these words, they often cringe. While they may really want to achieve a smile that is better aligned and more attractive, they may not be excited about the opportunity of having traditional orthodontia placed over their teeth. Conventional braces bring to mind embarrassing names such as “metal mouth” or “brace face” which can bring about fears for even adults interested in enhancing their smiles. This is why the team at Kalil Dental Associates are excited to offer a solution known as Invisalign.

How Invisalign works

Many patients who hear about Invisalign are curious to know how the process works without the use of metal brackets and wires. Invisalign is a treatment that uses aligner therapy as an alternative to brackets and wires. Patients undergo a process of digital impressions which are then converted into a computer system and sent off to the Invisalign laboratory. A series of trays are made. Each tray is worn for two weeks before progressing to the next tray, and once patients have reached the end of their trays, they will have their perfectly aligned smile. Compliance is key to achieve the final results expected, and we encourage patients to wear their trays at least 20 hours a day to see these changes.

Why is Invisalign popular?

Many patients choose Invisalign because it allows them to achieve a more attractive appearance without having to undergo treatments that cover the smile for sometimes years in order to do so. Invisalign is clear and discreet, often unnoticed when patients are wearing their trays. It is also comparable in cost to traditional braces and allows patients the chance to brush and floss their teeth as they normally would, improving overall oral health and wellness at the same time.

Ready to discuss Invisalign with a professional provider?

Contact Drs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas today to book a consultation visit with our staff and determine if you are a candidate for this revolutionary treatment for enhancing the alignment and overall appearance of the smile. Call the Methuen office at (978) 688-1895 for an appointment, or the Windham location at (603) 434-0090. Both locations are accepting new patients and families for comprehensive dentistry.

Options available to patients for the replacement of missing teeth

Restorative Dentistry Methuen MADrs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas of Kalil Dental Associates welcome patients in the area of the Methuen, MA and Windham, NH to ask about solutions when they are faced with missing teeth. The replacement of teeth that have been lost or extracted is incredibly important to restore function and appearance of the smile. There are several ways for patients to achieve a restored smile, including dentures, dental bridges, and dental implants.

Dentures

Dentures come in two varieties, including full and partial. Full dentures replace the entire arch of teeth, while partials are more for one or more teeth within the arch that need to be replaced. These restorations are easily removable for cleaning and care, and are one of the most economical solutions for most patients.

Dental bridges

Porcelain restorations are incredibly natural-looking, and this material is used in achieving tooth repair with dental bridges. Dnetal bridges are false teeth fused to dental crowns that use the adjacent teeth to support them. This is a more permanent restoration than more traditional methods of replacement such as dentures, but are not as long-lasting as alternatives such as dental implants.

Dental implants

One of the most popular options of tooth replacement available to patients in the area of Methuen, MA is that of dental implants. These stand-alone restorations are a wonderful solution because they can last a lifetime and don’t require any special care or attention. Additionally, they help in maintaining bone structure which can become lost with other solutions such as bridges and dentures. Patients with sufficient bone structure can enjoy these restorations and restore the functionality and appearance of their smile with a simple oral surgery procedure for placement.

Book an appointment today to learn about tooth replacement solutions?

The team at Kalil Dental Associates are available to help patients achieve a beautiful, fully-functioning smile that helps them look and feel their best. Call the Methuen, MA area office at (978) 688-1895 or book an appointment at the Windham, NH office at (603) 434-0090. Both practices are willing to accept new patients and families seeking general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry solutions.

Dentist to address Chipped or Broken Teeth

Restorative Dentistry Methuen MAAn imperfect smile can have an impact on the overall appearance, while also affecting one’s self-esteem. When patients are struggling with conditions such as chipped or cracked teeth, they may be unsure as to the restorative options available to them. For teeth near the front of the mouth that are broken, restorative solutions such as composite bonding or porcelain veneers may be suggested by the team at Kalil Dental Associates.

What is composite bonding?

Also known as tooth-bonding, or composite resin, composite bonding can be used to restore the shape and appearance of a tooth. This clay-like material is applied onto the tooth and shaped into place before it is hardened with a specialized light. Once hard, the dentist is able to file it down and polishes it so it looks just like natural tooth enamel. This method of treatment can be done in just one day, and restorations will last approximately ten years with proper care. Patients must take great care in maintaining their smile with brushing and flossing, as composite bonding is susceptible to staining and discoloration over time.

What are porcelain veneers?

An alternative to composite bonding is that of porcelain veneers. Porcelain veneers are custom facings that are created to match the existing teeth. These facings are bonded right onto the front of the teeth to cover specific problem areas. They are used to address broken or chipped teeth, as well as teeth that are unusually shaped, permanently stained, or spaced apart. Porcelain veneers are longer lasting than composite bonding while being stain-resistant and strong.

Which one is right for me?

Many patients are candidates for composite bonding and porcelain veneers. Choosing the one right for you is best determined during a consultation appointment and initial evaluation with the team at Kalil Dental Associates.

Find out more about restoring chipped or broken teeth

Contact Drs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas today to schedule an appointment with our team in Methuen, MA to find out more about cosmetic bonding and porcelain veneers. Our practice is located at 91 Jackson Street and can be reached by calling (978) 688-1895, or patients can connect with our Windham office at (603) 434-0090, located at 25 Indian Road #1 in Windham, NH.

The benefits of take-home whitening kits from the dental office

Teeth Whitening Methuen MAHave you ever wandered down the oral health care aisle in your local drug store and been overwhelmed at the choices available for teeth whitening? Patients in the area of Methuen, MA who have considered over-the-counter teeth whitening solutions may be unsure as to where to start. Instead of using these subpar products, the team at Kalil Dental Associates encourages patients to think about the advantages of using professional-grade take-home whitening kits from our dental team.

What is a take-home whitening kit?

Instead of undergoing in-office power bleaching for same-day results, some patients prefer to have more control over the whitening process and are seeking more gradual improvements. This is where our take-home whitening kits come into play. Patients can visit the office and consult with our dentists to determine if they are an appropriate candidate for professional teeth whitening. Once they have made the decision to move forward with this treatment, they go through a series of impressions to create their custom whitening trays. Each tray is made to fit precisely over the dental arch to ensure seamless application of the bleaching gels. The trays are worn over the dental arch along with the supplied whitening gel for a specific period of time each day to ensure proper coverage. Over time, the teeth are more brilliant than ever! Patients can use these trays regularly to maintain their results or whiten as needed. In addition, some patients who are serious about achieving a whiter smile may combine the in-office power bleaching with the take-home whitening system for optimum results!

Take charge of your smile today!

Drs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas encourage patients to contact their office in Methuen, MA to learn about the advantages of take-home whitening kits when compared to power bleaching services performed in the office. At Kalil Dental Associates, patients have a choice as to how they want to enhance their appearance. Call the office at (978) 388-1895 and visit the practice for an appointment at 91 Jackson Street. We welcome new and existing patients into the community for quality, comprehensive dental care solutions. We also offer a practice location in the area of Windham, New Hampshire at 25 Indian Road.

Same-day Power Bleaching for Whiter Teeth

Teeth Whitening Methuen MA A discolored smile can be an embarrassing smile, and no one understands this more than the team at Kalil Dental Associates. It is not uncommon for our practice to take note of patients coming into the offices in Methuen, MA and Windham, NH asking about teeth whitening procedures. Our practice offers a variety of methods for teeth whitening, though many patients are excited to learn about our same-day whitening with in-office power bleaching.

How does same-day whitening work?

Drs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas of Kalil Dental Associates describe same-day whitening as a method of “power bleaching” that offers fast and effective results. This particular method of whitening is done by our staff of professionals right in our office and is monitored and administered by our team. It starts with a cleaning of the teeth and gums to remove any plaque or tartar that may inhibit the whitening product from working its best. Then, a barrier gel is placed on the gum tissue to protect it from the bleaching creams. The bleaching product is applied and the active ingredients are brought to life with a specialized light that is shined into the mouth. While patients rest in the treatment chair, the bleaching gel works its magic by lifting deep stains from within the enamel. Within an hour, the treatment is complete and the gels are cleaned from the teeth again. Most patients will notice a whitening of approximately 8 shades in just one power bleaching appointment.

Schedule an appointment with the team of Kalil Dental Associates today!

If you want to brighten your smile and are ready to work with the professionals in your community, we welcome you to book a visit with Drs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas. Our team of professionals are here to assist with whitening solutions that are best for your specific needs. We have two convenient locations including our Methuen, MA office at 91 Jackson Street that can be reached at (978) 688-1895 and our Windham, NH office at 25 Indian Road #1 that can be reached at (603) 434-0090.

Are Your Teeth Giving You Clues to Excessive Wear?

Dental Services Windham NH The outer layer of our teeth is solid enamel. This substance is ultra-durable, and it is ridged to enable us to break apart food efficiently. Over time, the ridges on enamel naturally decrease. The key term here is “over time.” What we are seeing more often in recent years is a rapid decline in the solidity of people’s enamel. This may be referred to as erosion or excessive wear. Here, we want to discuss the clues that your enamel may need some TLC from your dentist.

Your Teeth are Changing

One of the valuable aspects of routine dental care is that it enables us to monitor the overall health and structure of your teeth and gums. From one visit to the next, and even from one year to the next, we shouldn’t see noticeable changes to the condition of enamel. If the ridges in enamel flatten out noticeably in a short period of time, we want to explore if this is due to a highly acidic diet or bruxism (clenching and grinding teeth) or resultant from a bad bite.

One of Your Teeth has Chipped or Cracked

Biting down on an olive pit or kernel of popcorn can be damaging, no doubt. Cracks and chips are primarily related to worn enamel. If chips and cracks occur, we want to look closely at the general condition of enamel to ensure that your teeth are not wearing down faster than they should naturally.

Your Teeth Don’t Look Like Your Friends’ Teeth

One of the interesting details learned through research is that individuals in every age group can be expected to have similar dental health. For example, the younger generation is not expected to have a very high instance of tooth loss, whereas the senior population is. Barring the presence of cosmetic dental work, your teeth should look much like your friends’ teeth. If you are struggling with issues like chips and cracks, sensitivity, or dramatic discoloration not related to smoking, it could be because your enamel is wearing down more quickly than it should.

There are several ways to address excessive tooth wear. Discover what will help you sustain your best smile by scheduling a visit to our Methuen or Windham office.